Posts Tagged ‘Witchcraft’

Must Have Done The Spells Wrong

06.12.2010 · Posted in Weird Criminals, Witchcraft

Former used car dealer Ruben Hernandez from Downey, California, tried to practice magic similar to vodun and Palo Mayombe in order to try to make his enemies see him as a good guy. Marshals arresting Hernandez on charges of home-buying fraud, defrauding banks of approximately $4 million, found an altar/shrine in his bedroom. On it ...

Seer Doesn’t See Quite Enough

06.12.2010 · Posted in Witchcraft

Angry villagers attacked a tarot card reader in Puerto Tejada, in south Colombia. Five women writhed, screamed, and crawled like animals after visiting the reader, claiming to have been bewitched by her during the visit. A local priest tried to calm the villagers with prayer, but the people stormed the woman’s house anyway and burned ...

World Cup And Witch Doctors Give Each Other A Thumbs Up

06.11.2010 · Posted in Witchcraft

Sebenzile Nsukwini’s, a 33-year-old Zulu witch-doctor, cast bones and shells in Johannesburg lately to see what they would tell her about the upcoming World Cup events being hosted there. What she saw were good omens and no signs of terrorist attacks. Recently, other South African witch doctors, or sangomas, slaughtered a cow at the Soccer ...

Good News For The Infertile And Underfunded

05.26.2010 · Posted in Witchcraft

Hayley Byrne had tried fertility treatments for years and had run out of affordable options. Facing a long wait for publicly funded treatment, Hayley donned a fertility bracelet made for her by her mother. Four weeks after she began wearing the bracelet, Byrne discovered she was pregnant. Byrne gained a new respect for her mother’s ...

The 2010 Version Of Hexing Your Livestock

05.21.2010 · Posted in Witchcraft

A woman in India filed police complaints against her neighbors for calling her a witch and physically abusing her. The police didn’t take the complaints seriously, she said. Accusation of witchcraft and subsequent physical mistreatment is common enough in Rajasthan that the state’s women’s commission drafted a bill that would impose penalties on the accusers ...